New Delhi, Jun 24: Indraprastha Gas Ltd today announced an increase of Rs 2 per kg in the consumer price of CNG in Delhi and Rs 2.25 per kg in the consumer price of CNG in Noida, Greater Noida and Ghaziabad.
The new consumer price of Rs. 41.90 per kg in Delhi and Rs 47.35 per kg in Noida, Greater Noida & Ghaziabad would be effective from midnight of June 24-25.
The new consumer price of PNG to the households in Delhi is also being revised from Rs 23.50 per scm to Rs. 24.50 per scm up to consumption of 30 scm in two months with effect from 25th June 2013.
Beyond consumption of 30 scm in two months, the applicable rate in Delhi would be Rs 40.50 per scm.
Due to differential tax structure in the state of Uttar Pradesh, the applicable price of domestic PNG to households in Noida, Greater Noida and Ghaziabad would be Rs 26 per scm up to consumption of 30 scm in two months, which has been increased from existing Rs 25 per scm. Beyond consumption of 30 scm in two months, the rate applicable in these cities would be Rs 43 per scm, the press release said.
A spokesperson of IGl said: “The recent steep appreciation of the dollar vis-à-vis rupee as well as the increased dependence on imported R-LNG has resulted in major increase in our input cost of gas, which has necessitated the increase in retail prices of CNG and PNG”.